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"I miss grandpa.”
I hear these words multiple times a day from my three year old. She likes to talk about her grandpa. I think it helps her cope better to hear it out loud that he is no longer here. Sometimes she will ask...Comments
Shafts of light cut sharply through the southern facing windows of my greenhouse. Dust particles seemed to dance and sway like fairies celebrating the last rays of sun before evening. I sink into the comfortable green couch that was my family’s refuge in times when children’s tears needed...Comments
"I'm tired all the time. I can barely put one foot in front of the other. Bruce is the same way. Exhaustion has become a way of life," Carla said.
Carla and Bruce's sons Blake and Barrett were practically...Comments
If there is one issue that can create division, and even anger, in a room full of widows and widowers, it’s the topic of dating after the...Comments
“I might explode! I don’t think I’ve ever been this angry, not even close!” Mandy said, staring out the window with her hands on her hips.
“How could this happen? Out of all the streets,...Comments
Did you know that widows feel shame?
Did you know that widowers feel shame?
I just realized this.
As I was driving to hospice bereavement last week it hit me like a ton of bricks.
Sometimes when I speak about Michelle, I feel shame.
And many times I do not speak about Michelle when I...Comments